Orthoptera – Grasshoppers, Crickets & Katydids

All these links have now been moved to the species pages on Bugguide.

Family Acrididae – Short-horned Grasshoppers

Chortophaga viridifasciata – Northern Green-striped Grasshopper

Melanoplus walshii – Walsh’s Short-wing Grasshopper

Family Gryllidae – True Crickets

Acheta domesticus – House Cricket

Neoxabea bipunctata – Two-spotted Tree Cricket

Oecanthus californicus californicusWestern Tree Cricket (brown form)

Oecanthus forbesi – Forbes’ Tree Cricketmale female

Oecanthus nigricornis Black-horned Tree Cricket

Oecanthus niveus – Narrow-winged Tree Cricket

Oecanthus alexanderi– Alexander’s Tree Cricket

Oecanthus varicornis – Different-horned Tree Cricket

Family Tettigoniidae – Katydids

Metrioptera roeselii – Roesel’s Katydid

Microcentrum sp. – Angle-wing Katydid

Scudderia fasciata – Tree-top Bush Katydid


* Life cycle information is now on the BugGuide ‘Info’ page for this species.